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Oren Gottfried, MD @OGdukeneurosurg( View Tweet )
Jun 27, 2022
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What Happened to Kawasaki Disease During COVID-19?

Jun 20, 2022

During the COVID-19 pandemic, a new COVID-related syndrome in children, the "Multisystem inflammatory syndrome in children" (MIS), was described as being similar to but distinctly different than childhood Kawasaki's disease (KD). A new epidemiologic report shows that while MIS-C cases rose, KD

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Although Rheumatology currently ranks 2nd or 3rd in specialty use of telemedicine - the vast majority of rheums have given up on telehealth (<15%) https://t.co/8cjMjzIU0a
Dr. John Cush @RheumNow( View Tweet )
Jun 20, 2022
MMWR: Monkeypox Outbreak in Nine States CDC is tracking multiple reported U.S. monkeypox cases, and monitoring cases in persons in countries without endemic monkeypox and with no known travel links to an endemic area. https://t.co/Pr0n7pwAgS https://t.co/DvJtLq85E2
Dr. John Cush @RheumNow( View Tweet )
Jun 13, 2022
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Arthritis Predicts Hepatic Fibrosis in Hemochromatosis

Apr 25, 2022

Mayo Clinic Proceedings reports the results of a retrospective, cross-sectional of patients with HFE hemochromatosis showing that advanced hepatic fibrosis is primarily seen in those with arthritis due to HFE hemochromatosis. 



A total of 112 patients with a liver biopsy confirmed

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Korean study of 53 424 kids with Kawasaki disease (KD) showed that outbreaks of rhinovirus, respiratory syncytial virus and varicella were significantly correlated with KD at 1 to 3 months before KD outbreaks https://t.co/U8FXao1TWn

Dr. John Cush @RheumNow( View Tweet )

Feb 23, 2022
ICYMI: Retrospective study of 179 antiphospholipid syndr pts, looked at noncriteria findings- their presence incr relapse rates (59% vs 34%;p=0.018) triple positivity & need for Rx. (cytopenias, APS nephropathy, livedo, CNS, Libman Sachs endocarditis) https://t.co/i7UItlDcHd

Dr. John Cush @RheumNow( View Tweet )

Feb 13, 2022
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X-Linked Hypophophatemia - Survey Results

Feb 04, 2022

The July 2021 RheumNow “Live Vote” surveyed US and non-US rheumatologists on their knowledge and practices when dealing with the bone disorder, X-linked hypophosphatemia (XLH). Although rare, XLH can be a diagnostic consideration in patients with recurrent fractures, rickets, osteomalacia and

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Dr. John Cush @RheumNow( View Tweet )

Feb 02, 2022
The CDC's Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices recently recommended & approved 2 doses of the recombinant zoster vaccine for prevention of herpes zoster and complications in immunodeficient/immunosuppressed adults aged ≥19 years.https://t.co/nk4feoUO5B https://t.co/6fR33fG5xw
Dr. John Cush @RheumNow( View Tweet )
Jan 21, 2022
Who is Your Glue? Surely you have used or heard of “<the person> who was the glue that held the family together”. Read on…https://t.co/CRaWDQaZvk https://t.co/q8KFcxzzDG
Dr. John Cush @RheumNow( View Tweet )
Jan 20, 2022
ASK CUSH ANYTHING! Have a Rheumatology question or case for Dr. Cush? Record it here and we may feature it on an upcoming podcast. Tell us your name and where you practice rheumatology.https://t.co/LAC6XrYEyN https://t.co/POGHk7Ibq2
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Jan 18, 2022
ICYMI: Why Are Physicians Silent About Outrageous Drug Prices? https://t.co/VMEMLod8EP https://t.co/O6l5eLfFxo
Dr. John Cush @RheumNow( View Tweet )
Jan 16, 2022
There were significantly fewer FDA advisory committee meetings in 2021 (n=10), down dramatically from 35 in 2012, 29 in 2018. Nonetheless the FDA did approve 50 new drugs (NDA) in 2021. https://t.co/rSzHkIMEfg

Dr. John Cush @RheumNow( View Tweet )

Jan 11, 2022
Study of subcutaneous ianalumab in patients with primary Sjögren's syndrome met primary objective, showing dose-related decrease in disease activity (ESSDAI) at week 24: randomised, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial. https://t.co/NqdDWqpX2g https://t.co/PSxSRx28fM
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Jan 11, 2022
Register for RheumNow Live, March 19-20, 2022. You can attend RheumNow Live in person in Irving, Texas - or, the comfort of your own home or office. You can also receive CME credit!https://t.co/cb787PiX5v https://t.co/ChAqBRCh7c
Dr. John Cush @RheumNow( View Tweet )
Jan 07, 2022
MMWR (CDC) reports that In 2019, 12.3% and 10.0% of adults met fruit and vegetable intake recommendations. Fruit intake highest w/ Hispanics(16%), lowest in males (10%). Veggie intake highest ≥51 yrs (12%), lowest w/ low income (7%)https://t.co/fxQszBy7vO

Dr. John Cush @RheumNow( View Tweet )

Jan 06, 2022
ASK CUSH ANYTHING! Have a Rheumatology question or case for Jack Cush? Record it here and we may feature it on an upcoming podcast. Tell us your name and where you practice rheumatology.https://t.co/7q5sMQuIHj https://t.co/ksCCvzdxka
Dr. John Cush @RheumNow( View Tweet )
Jan 05, 2022
There have been reports of COVID-19 vaccination causing adult-onset Still’s dz onset. Now a case of AOSD, given the BNT162b2 vax and developing Macrophage activation syndrome w/ ferritin levels of 136,680 µg/l https://t.co/caKef9BGDR

Dr. John Cush @RheumNow( View Tweet )

Jan 05, 2022
Registration now open for RheumNow Live! Join us March 19-20 in Irving, TX or virtually!https://t.co/py6Gp8sPh8

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Dec 24, 2021
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Dr. John Cush @RheumNow( View Tweet )

Dec 22, 2021
"When an unexpected event occurs, we look for stories, coincidences, supernatural causes & other forms of solace to explain something that frightens or surprises us. But unexpected events are usually caused by simple mechanisms" How we react is complicated https://t.co/HLQaqmzgV5

Dr. John Cush @RheumNow( View Tweet )

Dec 21, 2021
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Indications Awaiting (12.17.21)

Dec 17, 2021

There's good news and bad news in rheumatology fellowship matching for 2022.  There's also new FDA approvals and indications, but a new serious safety warning has arisen from the CDC about the J&J COVID-19 vaccine. 

Dr. Jack Cush reviews the latest news, journal reports, regulatory

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ICYMI: Zoom Fatigue is real. Study shows fatigue is from being on-cam that triggers self-presentation - the needs to monitor how you look to others; more common in women. Suggest: reduce monitor/image size & Turn off Self view (avoid self evaluation) https://t.co/vS8tJv9Kpd https://t.co/F7mHdYgOXy
Dr. John Cush @RheumNow( View Tweet )
Dec 11, 2021
ASK CUSH ANYTHING! Have a Rheumatology question or case for Jack Cush? Record it here and we may feature it on an upcoming podcast. Tell us your name and where you practice rheumatology.https://t.co/tl3Nkxdv0B https://t.co/WwxgWGuVcC
Dr. John Cush @RheumNow( View Tweet )
Dec 10, 2021
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